The Resource Nicolas Malebranche : freedom in an occasionalist world, Susan Peppers-Bates

Nicolas Malebranche : freedom in an occasionalist world, Susan Peppers-Bates

Label
Nicolas Malebranche : freedom in an occasionalist world
Title
Nicolas Malebranche
Title remainder
freedom in an occasionalist world
Statement of responsibility
Susan Peppers-Bates
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715) was one of the most notorious and pious of Rene Descartes' philosophical followers. A member of The Oratory, a Roman Catholic order founded in 1611 to increase devotion to the Church and St. Augustine, Malebranche brought together his Cartesianism and his Augustinianism in a rigorous theological-philosophical system. Malebranche's occasionalist metaphysics asserts that God alone possesses true causal power. He asserts that human understanding is totally passive and relies on God for both sensory and intellectual perceptions. Critics have wondered what exactly his
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
194
Index
index present
LC call number
B1897
LC item number
.P47 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Nicolas Malebranche : freedom in an occasionalist world, Susan Peppers-Bates
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-142) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Malebranche's metaphysics and the problem of human freedom -- God, order, and general volitions -- Arnauld and Malebranche on the power of the human intellect -- The cognitive faculties and the divine ideas -- Malebranche on free will and imminent causation
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ocn601821110
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 144 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441113818
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601821110
  • pebcs1282453068

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